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	 Berks County Treatment Court is evolving and continues to
grow with the partnership of many agencies in the community.
Our goal is to connect the individual to support systems they may
need, employment, and educational opportunities and expose them
to new hobbies or re-engage them in hobbies they used to enjoy.

OPIOID DEATHS IN
BERKS COUNTY

Berks County has been negatively impacted by the
opioid crisis. Opioid deaths in Berks County have touched
far too many families.

For more information please see www.co.berks.pa.us/
Dept/Courts/treatmentcourt/Pages/default.aspx

BERKS COUNTY DEATHS BY AGE

0-24
25-34

24/7

35-44
45-54

Drug & Alcohol
Hotline

55+

(484) 628-8186

BERKS COUNTY OPIOID DEATHS BY RACE (%)

Hispanic
Black
White
0

20

40

60

80

100

BERKS COUNTY OPIOID DEATHS
BY GENDER (%)
Stopping
Female
Overdose Deaths

Male

$19, 636

Amount spent earmarked
for Naloxone Kits in
Berks County in 2017

0

50

100

NEONATAL ABSTINENCE
SYNDROME

A WAKE UP CALL
FOR BERKS

10 out of every 1,000 babies
in PA were born with an
Opioid Withdrawal in 2017

Opioid addictions impact all
residents in one way or
another. Berks County
residents and of´Čücials are
banding together to stop
opioid addiction.

That means that 87
babies were treated
for opioid withdrawal

Learn More at www.cocaberks.org
cocaberks.org

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